1So, you want to be a vampire?

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Being generally suave, sophisticated, and supernaturally powerful, vampires make great video game protagonists.

And who wouldn’t want to step into the shoes of a vampire for a little while? Mysterious and beautiful, these creatures of darkness have been popular in films for the best part of a century. It’s a wonder, then, that there aren’t more videogames about them.

There aren’t quite as many games that let you run loose as a darkness-loving bloodsucker as you’d think. But we’re not completely without great vampire games. They do exist but, like vampires themselves, they’re hidden in the shadows. You’ve just got to know where to look.

Want to sink your teeth into the fleshy neck of a game that lets you play as a vampire? We’ve rounded up the best across all formats. Read on to discover the best vampire games out there.

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